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Date: Sep 14, 2020


The Alberta Electric System Operator is responsible for the safe, reliable, and economic planning and operation of the Alberta Interconnected Electric System. We provide open and non-discriminatory access to Alberta’s interconnected power grid and also facilitate Alberta’s competitive wholesale electricity market which, in 2019, had 194 pool participants and approximately $7 Billion in annual energy transactions. 


We are looking for an enthusiastic, reliable, professional individual to join our IT Division. 


This position reports within a matrix model to the Program Manager, and one or more Program Managers accountable for the portfolio objectives the projects deliver.  This Project Manager (PM) position is focused on standard compliance projects (CIP, CSOX) supporting the Manager, Audit Compliance & Controls initiatives. 


In this role you will:

  • Ensure that projects are delivered to the satisfaction of stakeholders, while managing risks, scope, costs and schedule. 
  • Plan, lead and allocate resources, set individual priorities with Program support, coordinate interactions with customers and users, and keep the project team focused and engaged.
  • Follow the AESO Project Management Lifecycle (PMLC) practices of the overall AESO IT Solution Delivery Lifecycle (SDLC), to ensure the integrity and quality of the project artifacts, deliverables, and outcomes.  


Signs you will enjoy working in this team:

  • You embrace change and pivot and adapt with ease.
  • You like working in a diverse and inclusive atmosphere –our team and colleagues have varied backgrounds, experiences and perspectives.
  • You are an enthusiastic self-starter, a creative thinker and you see solutions and possibilities – not problems


Signs you will enjoy this role:

  • You thrive in a fast-paced environment.  You are a natural problem solver. 
  • You are detail oriented with a high degree of organizational skills and ability to meet tight deadlines in a complex and demanding organization.  Multi-tasking is what you do best.
  • Teamwork and collaboration drive you to do your best work.
  • You have excellent written and spoken communication skills.


You have:

  • Experience delivering compliance and control initiatives.
  • Bachelor’s Degree in Business, IT or other related field and/or an acceptable combination of education and experience may be considered
  • Project Management certification or working towards one is preferred   
  • Hands-on IT project management experience with structured project and solution delivery methodologies is essential
  • Proven ability to deliver complex projects successfully through a full life cycle (initiation, planning, executing, control, and completion), including experience with procurement, and business/operational integration.


Application deadline: September 28, 2020 at 11:59pm MDT via AESO Careers


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